YPN Seat at the Table with Shantel Krebs


Join us for A Seat at the Table with Shantel Krebs!

Shantel Krebs was born in South Dakota and graduated from Arlington High School in 1991. Krebs attended Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration.She was selected as Miss South Dakota 1997 and later competed in the 1997 Miss America pageant. She represented the 10th district of the South Dakota Legislature from 2005 to 2015, serving in the House of Representatives from 2005-2011 and in the Senate from 2011-2015. In 2015, she was elected and sworn in as South Dakota's twenty-eighth secretary of state. Shantel currently serves as the administrator for the Avera Academy which is a a new partnership between Avera Health, the Sioux Falls School District and Southeast Technology Institute.She also recently became the Chairperson of the Miss America Organization based in New Jersey.

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